GroupWise 7 Support Pack 3 document management integrations are not automatcally installed for Microsoft Office 2007.

  • 7000289
  • 01-May-2008
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell GroupWise 7.0 Support Pack 3
Microsoft Word 2007
Microsoft Excel 2007


GroupWise Client install with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel integrated.
Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel are disabled in the GroupWise Client Tools | Options | Documents | Integration after installing support pack 3 for the GroupWise Client.
This defect is related to support pack 3 for GroupWise 7.


This issue has been fixed in the GroupWise 7.0.3 HP patch.  It can ve downloaded from Novell Downloads.
Manually add the GroupWise Document Management integrations by selecting Tools | Options | Documents | Integrations in the GroupWise Client.

Additional Information

Step to Duplicate:

1. In the SDD\client directory by default the setup.cfg is setup as follows:

Microsoft Excel=Yes
Microsoft Word=Yes
Microsoft PowerPoint=Yes
Corel Presentations=Yes
Corel Quattro Pro=Yes
Corel WordPerfect=Yes

2. Install the client.
3. Launch the GroupWise Client and check Tools | Options | Documents |

Word and Excel integrations are disabled.
The support pack 3 client can also be installed without the setup.cfg file and the failure will occur.